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Beef Fajitas

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Category: Meat, Poultry, Fish

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 c Lime juice
  • 2 tb Soy sauce
  • 1 tb Cooking oil
  • 1 Clove garlic; minced
  • 1 1/2 lb Boneless beef flank steak
  • 1 Avocado ;
  • -coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 c Salsa
  • 1 tb Fresh cilantro; snipped
  • 1 tb Lime juice
  • 1/4 ts Hot pepper sauce
  • 12 Flour tortillas; <8-inch>
  • 2 md Onions; sliced
  • 2 md Sweet green peppers; cut
  • -into strips
  • 1 tb Cooking oil
  • 1/2 c Sour cream
  • 1 md Tomato ;
  • -optional


For marinade, mix 1/.4 cup lime juice, soy sauce, 1 tablespoon oil and
garlic. Score meat making shallow cuts at 1-inch intervals diagonally
across the steak on both sides in a diamond pattern. Place steak in plastic
bag set in shallow dish. Add marinade; seal bag. Turn steak to coat well.
Chill 6 to 12 hours, turning steak occasionally. Toss together avocado,
salsa, cilantro, 1 tablespoon lime juice and hot pepper sauce. Cover and
chill. Wrap tortillas in foil; set aside.

Tear off a 36x18 inch piece of heavy foil. Fold in half to make a double
thickness that measures 18x18 inches. Place onions and peppers in center of
foil. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon oil. Bring up two opposite edges of foil
and seal. Fold remaining ends to completely enclose vegetables, leaving
space for steam to build. Place packet on uncovered grill directly over
medium coals for 10 minutes. Remove steak from bag; reserve marinade. Grill
steak and vegetable packet on uncovered grill directly over medium coals
for 6 minutes. Brush steak with marinade; turn steak. Add wrapped tortillas
to grill. Grill 6 to 8 minutes more or till beef is desired doneness and
vegetables are crisp-tender. To serve, cut steak into bite-sized strips.
Arrange beef, onions and peppers on tortillas. Top with avocado mixture,
sour cream and if desired, tomato. Roll tortillas around filling.

To grill by indirect heat: Arrange preheated coals around a drip pan in
covered grill. Test for medium heat above pan. Place steak on grill over
drip pan. Place vegetable packet directly over coals. Cover and grill for 8
minutes. Brush steak with marinade. Add tortilla packet to grill. Cover and
grill for 10 to 12 minutes more or till steak is desired doneness and
vegetables are crisp-tender.

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